Archive | August, 2009

Medical Students Experience Nursing Home Life

The New York Times posted a very interesting article about medical residents who spent a short time living in a nursing home to find out what it’s like to be a nursing home  resident.  One of the goals of the program is to generate interest in geriatric medicine, which continues to be one of the most underrepresented fields in medicine.  Additionally, participants found that their experience offered invaluable insight into how to be better physicians.

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